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3 adtech and martech VCs see major opportunities in privacy and compliance

3 adtech and martech VCs see major opportunities in privacy and compliance

In the midst of the epidemic, the emergence of new media business models and the shift in privacy that came with iOS may seem like a terrible time to enter digital advertising and marketing. Nevertheless, we spoke to top venture capitalists who said they were still looking at investment opportuni.....

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Tesla buys $1.5B in bitcoin, may accept the cryptocurrency as payment in the future

Tesla buys $1.5B in bitcoin, may accept the cryptocurrency as payment in the future

In an SEC filing today, Tesla revealed that it has earned $1.5 billion in the popular cryptocurrency bitcoin. Moreover, the company noted that it might also accept bitcoin as a form of payment for its vehicles in the future, although this regulation leaves some regulatory uncertainty in the vicin.....

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SoftBank kills half the performance incentive for its Vision Fund execs

SoftBank kills half the performance incentive for its Vision Fund execs

SoftBank reported earnings today, including the performance of its $98.6 billion Vision Fund. The numbers prompted by the recent departure of DoorDash, which has returned billions to Softbank and represents one of its first real blockbuster investments out of funding. The company has now seen 18 .....

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The Station: Uber slurps up Drizly, Ford doubles its EV budget and Rad Power Bikes plots an expansion

The Station: Uber slurps up Drizly, Ford doubles its EV budget and Rad Power Bikes plots an expansion

The station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to transporting all things. Sign up here – just click the station to get it every weekend in your inbox. Hi, friends and new readers, welcome back to the station and a newsletter dedicated to moving people and packages from point A to point B in .....

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Minneapolis police used geofence warrant at George Floyd protests

Minneapolis police used geofence warrant at George Floyd protests

TechCrunch has learned that it received a search warrant, ordering Google to set up account data against vandals for allegedly spreading police violence over the murder of George Floyd last year.The death of Krishna Floyd, killed by a white police officer in May 2020, prompted thousands.....

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Bumble’s first date with the public markets

Bumble’s first date with the public markets

Public markets have become so active lately that it is difficult for another company to enter the bull market. However, in the case of Bumble, a dating app where women give the first message is like paying attention to next week’s public debut. There is an 11-year-old elephant in the market hou.....

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Amazon, Google pays the piper

Amazon, Google pays the piper

You have landed on Human Capital, the latest newsletter on diversity, equality, inclusion and labor in the weekly newsletter detail. This week’s events perfectly complement the various worker and workplace-related struggles that occur in the technology industry. Google has settled some discrimi.....

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Will the Clubhouse model work in China?

Will the Clubhouse model work in China?

At midnight on Friday, I stumbled into the clubhouse room, thanks to Feng Dahui, a well-known figure in the Chinese startup community. At midnight, the room still had about 500 listeners, many of whom were engineers, product managers and entrepreneurs from China. The discussion centered on Clubho.....

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Edtech valuations aren’t skyrocketing, but investors see more exit opportunities

Edtech valuations aren’t skyrocketing, but investors see more exit opportunities

After more than a year of continuing the initial temperature test survey, it is clear that expert investors are even more bullish on edtech. The bears are hard to find right now: in 2020, the global venture capital fund brought the sector $10 billion for an once-in-a-lifetime investment.  As.....

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PayPal is shutting down domestic payments business in India

PayPal is shutting down domestic payments business in India

PayPal is closing its domestic business in India less than four years after the American giant launched its local operations in the world’s second-largest Internet market. PayPal, instead of San Jose, California, will focus on its cross-border payment business, which means customers around .....

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Global Methane Initiative (GMI)

Global Methane Initiative (GMI)

The Global Methane Initiative (GMI) is an international public-private partnership focused on reducing barriers to the recovery and use of methane as a clean energy source. It is a voluntary, international partnership that brings together national governments, private sector entities, development.....

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International Labor Law

International Labor Law

International labor law is the body of international legal norms that regulates issues concerning work. It is the body of rules spanning public and private international law which concerns the rights and duties of employees, employers, trade unions, and governments in regulating the workplace. Th.....

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